Key statistics from the self build and custom build register
The self build and custom build register opened in September 2015. The key statistics below relate to base periods 1 to 5, starting in 2015 and ending on 30 October 2020. The redacted raw data can be found on the East Suffolk Open Data Portal.
Number of people on the register
- Individuals: 465
- Groups: 4
When did people join the register?
- Base period 1: 154
- Base period 2: 82
- Base period 3: 80
- Base period 4: 58
- Base period 5: 103
What location are they interested in?
Click on the map to view the number of people interested in a plot in each parish. In addition, 105 people have specified ‘any’ area within East Suffolk. 40% of people would consider a plot outside of their preferred location(s).
What type of property would they like to build?
- Detached house: 418
- Semi-detached house: 41
- Detached bungalow: 150
- Semi-detached bungalow: 20
- Terrace house: 14
- Apartment / flat: 8
How many bedrooms do they require?
- 1 bedroom: 10
- 2 bedrooms: 85
- 3 bedrooms: 255
- 4 bedrooms: 193
- 5+ bedrooms: 44
What are the main reasons for those on the register to build their own home?
- Ability to include higher levels of environmental performance: 192
- To design a home: 146
- Lower running costs: 163
- Higher build quality and specifications: 171
- To live in a specific location/personal links to an area: 148